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  • October 24, 2006

    K-State Human Nutrition expert says nutritional needs change as one ages

    MANHATTAN - Aging doesn't have to equal a change in health. However, nutritional needs do change as one becomes older, said Tina Remig, registered dietician and Kansas State University assistant professor of human nutrition. "It is generally acceptable thinking that as you increase in age your health decreases, but this is less and less the […]

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  • October 18, 2006

    K-State professor to receive international sensory science award

    MANHATTAN - A human nutrition professor at Kansas State University is being recognized for his exemplary dedication to the field of applied sensory science. Edgar Chambers IV, director of the Sensory Analysis Center at K-State, will be awarded the international David R. Peryam Committee E-18 Award, an honor granted to individuals who best exemplify the […]

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  • October 12, 2006

    NIH Grant to K-State a bridge to future for minorities in biomedical sciences field

    MANHATTAN - A partnership between Kansas State University and several Kansas community colleges to increase the number of underrepresented minorities pursuing degrees in the biomedical sciences at four-year institutions has been renewed for another three years. Kansas Bridges to the Future is a research training grant funded by the National Institutes of Health. It partners […]

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  • October 10, 2006

    Getting a feel for what works, what doesn't

    Will Klusener, Staff Writer The Manhattan Mercury Patricia Patterson eats dog food. So do Margo Fick and Anice Robel. Sound tasty? They don't think so. So what makes these women stomach Milkbones and Kibbles 'n' Bits, among others? As research assistants for the Sensory Analysis Center at K-State, they test the food for a variety […]

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  • May 16, 2006

    Four K-State students win Fulbright scholarships to study abroad

    MANHATTAN -- Japan, Mexico and Hungary are the destinations chosen by Kansas State University's newly-named Fulbright Scholars. James Hohenbary, assistant dean and head scholar coach, said the four winners are David Thompson, Amity Thompson, Lynn Brickley and Elizabeth Greig. "The Fulbright fully funds an academic year abroad to any of over 150 countries and offers […]

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  • May 9, 2006

    Faculty members receive honors

    MANHATTAN -- Several faculty members at Kansas State University are earning recognition from their colleges for excellence in teaching, advising or research during the 2005-2006 school year. The College of Arts and Sciences is presenting its William L. Stamey Awards for Excellence in Teaching to William Blankenau, associate professor of economics; Lydia Buckley, graduate teaching […]

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  • May 4, 2006

    End Confusion About Nutrition and Health

    MANHATTAN, Kan. - Even consumers who acknowledge the connection between food, nutrition, and health associate the word "diet" with denial, said Susan T. Borra, registered dietitian and president of the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation. Speaking as part of the Grace M. Shugart lecture series in Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology, Borra […]

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  • April 20, 2006

    K-State's Presidential Awards

    MANHATTAN -- Six Kansas State University faculty members are earning the 2006 Presidential Awards for outstanding teaching, advising or leadership. The awards, which include a $2,500 honorarium and plaque to each recipient, are sponsored by the K-State president's office and Curtin Property Company, a real estate development company with offices in Manhattan and Kansas City. […]

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  • April 19, 2006

    K-State Extension Agent Earns Promotion, National Award

    MANHATTAN, Kan. - Sharolyn Flaming Jackson, Kansas State University Research and Extension agent in Riley County, has been named Extension´s new northeast area family and consumer sciences specialist, effective June 18. The promotion will move Jackson into a support position for agents in 20 counties and the River Valley and Central Kansas Extension districts. "I´ll […]

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  • March 13, 2006

    K-State Awards Promotions, Tenure

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University is promoting 22 faculty members to the rank of full professor and 31 faculty members to associate professor. In addition, 32 faculty are earning tenure. The promotions in rank and the granting of tenure were approved by Jon Wefald, K-State president. They go into effect July 1. Earning promotions to […]

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